OKI Data Americas to Sponsor 2012 Lyra Imaging Symposium; Present on Latest Managed Print Services Offerings


Tim Brien to Lead Forum with Presentation on Recent Strategic Alliance with Agiliant, Inc., Expanding Managed Services and Prominence within the BTA Dealer Channel

Mount Laurel, NJ (January 19, 2012) – OKI Data Americas announced today the company’s Official Event Sponsorship of the upcoming 2012 Lyra Imaging Symposium , taking place January 23-25, 2012 at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA. OKI’s top Managed Print Services (MPS) executive, Tim Brien, will lead a presentation at the Symposium highlighting OKI’s recent partnership with Agiliant, Inc . – a Managed Network Services (MNS) provider. This presentation, entitled “MPS meets MNS”, will be held Friday, January 25, 2012 at 1:35 p.m. PST during the Lyra MPS Forum.

The presentation will provide an overview of OKI’s comprehensive suite of services for the BTA dealer channel through OKI’s proprietary Total Managed Print™ (TMP) solution together with Agiliant’s MITOS™ (Managed Information Technology and Output Services) program. Brien’s presentation will also explore the state of the MPS market and emerging market trends, such as cloud-based applications and the integration of vertical solutions.

The TMP solution and MITOS program combine to deliver dealers the ability to provide end-to-end, integrated managed network & print services solutions to their customers and to supplement their office equipment sales, lease and service offerings. These powerful offerings will generate immediate returns and recurring revenue streams for the BTA dealers, and further establish OKI’s prominence within the channel.

“OKI is honored to be the Official Event Sponsor of the 2012 Lyra Imaging Symposium – a premier event for analysts and industry leaders to gain insight into the digital imaging industry’s latest technologies and trends,” said Tim Brien, Director of Managed Print Services for OKI Data Americas. “We look forward to discussing the latest developments in OKI’s MPS capabilities and offerings, including our strategic alliance with Agiliant, as well as the ways in which the incorporation of MPS into a dealer’s suite of services can augment their product portfolio and facilitate both increased revenue streams and longer-term customer engagements.”

The 15th annual Lyra Imaging Symposium features two days of educational events that will deliver insightful industry information and primary research results, and examine how the industry will likely change over the next five years. Attendees will receive insights into the industry and a valuable analysis of market trends, enabling them to identify opportunities for growth and expansion.

All OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation in color printing, such as digital LED technology and Single Pass Color ™. This technology allows OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability.

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Contact:

Amy Whilldin

Domus, Inc .

(215) 772-2162

awhilldin@domusinc.com

Susan Kirvan

Oki Data Americas, Inc.

(856) 222-7258

sue.kirvan@okidata.com

About OKI Data Americas

OKI Data Americas , headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized document management solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome printers , color and monochrome multifunction products , serial impact dot matrix printers , thermal label printers and POS printers , as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI® toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance.  OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts & Production market with the OKI proColor™ Series OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $5.2 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2010 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR(r) certified products.

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